Thinley Namgay

Paro FC (PFC) is leading the first round of the ongoing 2021 BoB Bhutan Premier League (BPL) with  25 points from nine games.

The club from paro is two points ahead of arch rivals Thimphu City FC (TCFC). 

 TCFC trails PFC by two points after they were held again against Ugyen Academy FC. They drew the game  1-1 with Ugyyen Academy FC on July 21. 

Transport United FC is in third place with 18 points, followed by High Quality United FC, and Druk Lhayul FC with 16 points each.  

The first round of the tournament saw  newcomer Druk Lhayul FC competing with the regulars in the BPL. The club is currently ahead of some prominent BPL clubs, such as Ugyen Academy FC and Tensung FC.   

Druk Lhayul defeated Transport United on July 25 1-0.  

Paro FC’s striker, Yeshi Dorji, is the highest scorer so far in the tournament. He scored 15 goals in nine games. Tshenda Dorji of Transport United scored nine goals. 

The last game of the first leg will be played between Tensung FC and Gelephu FC today at the Changlimithang Stadium.  

Gelephu FC is yet to get a point. 

Bhutan Football Federation’s assistant competition officer, Phurba Waiba, said that the tournament’s second leg would start on July 31 with a game between PFC and Paro Rinpung FC.  

Ninety matches will be played in the tournament.